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Finland is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east, while Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland. 5.4 million people live in Finland. The capital city is Helsinki. The Finnish landscape is covered with thick pine forests, hills and complemented with a labyrinth of lakes and inlets. Much of Finland is pristine and virgin as it contains 37 national parks from the Southern shores of the Gulf of Finland to the high fells of Lapland. It is also an urbanised region with many cultural events and activities. The country lies in the boreal zone characterized by warm summers and freezing winters. Winters of southern Finland are usually about 100 days long, and the snow typically covers the land from about late November to mid-April with freezing temperatures. Summers are quite short but can still see maximum daily temperatures above 25 °C.